A fracas ensued within the Ejigbo space of Lagos on Friday morning after a Hausa Okada man, stabbed a Yoruba transport union chief, resulting in his death.
Experiences stated it took the intervention of the police for the incident to not degenerate right into a free-for-all.
In response to Every day Put up, the Hausa okada man had pushed in opposition to site visitors around 11 pm on Thursday and hit the sufferer.
Nonetheless, the sufferer recognized merely as Oke, who was the Chairman of the Tricycle House owners and Operators’ Affiliation of Nigeria (TOOAN) space, challenged him for hitting him with the okada.
Oke additionally reportedly warned the Hausa Okada man in opposition to plying one-way sooner or later.
It was discovered that the Hausa okada man left the scene in anger solely to return with a knife with which he stabbed the union chief.
An eyewitness stated that the okada man vanished into skinny air after committing the dastardly act.
Though the sufferer was rushed to a close-by hospital, he gave up the ghost Friday morning.
The DPO of Ejigbo Divisional Police Headquarters, CSP Akinsola Ogunwale, who confirmed the incident, stated that Oke died due to extreme blood loss.
He stated that after information of his demise filtered into Ejigbo, Yoruba individuals started to assault Hausa individuals in retaliation.
The police officer stated he mobilized his males to the world to stop an extra breakdown of regulation and order in addition to forestall a full-blown inter-ethnic battle.